PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS
Silcompa is able to offer its customers a wide variety of alcohols of agricultural origin, with different grades and purities, to meet the specific needs of each user.
Ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin
Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is a natural product, which is obtained from the fermentation and subsequent distillation of alcoholic raw materials of agricultural origin, such as sugar cane or beet molasses, and from cereals
It is an extremely versatile product with numerous properties, suitable for multiple uses:
- it is an antibacterial
- it is a natural disinfectant and sanitizer
- it is an effective preservative
- it is an excellent solvent
- it is a known solubilizer for active
- is a leading carrying agent for perfumed essences
- it is useful for extracting the active ingredients from plants and flowers
- it is a quick antifreeze
- is a powerful reagent
Ethyl alcohol is one of the most used products in the industrial sector and there is no day in which each of us does not use ethyl alcohol. From cosmetic products to baked goods, from alcoholic beverages to medicines, from detergents to disinfectants: alcohol is present, in different quantities and alcohol levels, in many products for daily use.
There are many areas in which ethyl alcohol is used, as an ingredient or within the production process:
- FOOD INDUSTRY
Neutral alcohol of agricultural origin is widely used in the food sector. It is used for the production of alcoholic beverages, flavourings, vinegar, alcoholic confectionery preparations and for the preservation of food..
- PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR
The pharmaceutical industry makes extensive use of ethyl alcohol for the production of drugs and medicines in general.
- COSMETIC AND PARAPHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR
Denatured ethyl alcohol is used in the preparation of various products. We find it in hair sprays, perfumes and essences, deodorants, aftershaves, mouthwashes, cleansing wipes and cosmetics in general. It is also used to extract the active ingredients from plants and flowers.
- CHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL SECTOR
Due to its reactant and solvent properties, ethyl alcohol lends itself to multiple chemical and industrial uses. It is used for example in the production of food and technical inks, paints, cleaning products, antifreeze products. It is used as a reagent in many chemical industry processes.